takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented DCChampion to join Supply Chain our team in Johannesburg Warehouse.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market-related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
Reporting to the Outbound Shift Manager.
Your responsibilities will include:
Ensure that the department is well organized and controlled to sufficiently support the goals of the business
Implement improvement processes and maintain procedures and systems to minimize costs and maximize working capital
Ensuring all work areas are clean and tidy and safe for staff to work in
Evaluate daily operational reports to ensure key critical areas of the department are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved.
Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.
Ensure that all processes are completed on the same day. Daily planning with line Managers
Oversee the DC Assistants and motivate attention to detail, for constant accuracy and turn-around times.
Assist with managing outputs within the department. Maintaining quality and quantity of work.
Ensure productive targets are met
Assist to maintain FIFO of tasks within the department.
Ensure escalated daily operational queries from team are resolved timeously
Have a detailed understanding of warehouse management systems
Problem solving skills required
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment.
Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods.
Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
Good team player, hard worker, willing to be flexible with a positive attitude Must be able to work as part of a multi-cultural team
Must be able to train staff
Matric or equal qualification
Tertiary qualification advantageous
Have proven relevant experience in Picking, Packing, Receiving, Supplier Collects and Inventory (in applicable departments within the DC)
4-5 years warehouse experience
2 years supervisory experience/exposure would be advantageous
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:
is respectful but forthright
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
thinks like an owner of the business
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING
If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!